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By Jeff Morgan

comedian poetry is severe stuff, combining incongruity, satire and mental results to supply us a short victory over reason—which might aid us shop ourselves, if no longer the area. This booklet champions the literary circulation of comedian poetry within the united states, offering an historic context and exploring the paintings of such writers as Denise Duhamel, Campbell McGrath, Billy Collins, Thomas Lux and Tony Hoagland. Their recommendations display how they make us snort whereas addressing vital social concerns.

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